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Yoast SEO: hidden features

22 April 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 14 Comments

Hidden features of Yoast SEO

There are many choices on how to optimize your site. When we develop our Yoast SEO plugin we don’t translate all these choices into settings. In fact, we try to make as few settings as possible! If we think something should always be on, it’s on. We call these features ‘hidden features’, because as a user you’re not necessarily aware of »

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Yoast SEO 3.2

20 April 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 66 Comments

Today we’ve pushed out Yoast SEO 3.2. This release’s most notable feature is the addition of a help center to every settings page. You’ll remember we released tutorial videos a while back. These videos are now available right where you’d need them: on the tab that each video discusses. Other changes include accessibility improvements and tons of »

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Today: launch of our Yoast SEO for WordPress training

30 March 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt » - 37 Comments

Yoast SEO for WordPress training

As of today it’s possible to become a certified Yoast SEO for WordPress expert! The Yoast SEO for WordPress training is available! In this course, you’ll learn all the ins and outs of our Yoast SEO plugin. Through video tutorials, instructional videos and lots of challenging questions we’ll teach you everything you need to know about »

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Yoast SEO plugin tutorials

24 March 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt » - 13 Comments

Yoast SEO for WordPress training

Do you encounter any difficulties configuring your Yoast SEO plugin? Want to know more about all features and settings of the Yoast SEO plugin? We have great news for you! Joost has made a series of Yoast SEO plugin tutorials for every tab on every page of the Yoast SEO configuration pages. A playlist of a total of »

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Next week: Yoast SEO for WordPress training

22 March 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt » - 3 Comments

Yoast SEO for WordPress training

Next week, on March 30, we’ll release our Yoast SEO for WordPress training. After our Basic SEO training, this will be the second course we offer at Yoast Academy! Videos for all features of Yoast SEO The Yoast SEO for WordPress training consists of many training videos and even more screencasts. Joost de Valk will »

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WordPress & AMP: part II

8 March 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 69 Comments

AMP_FI

My previous post about AMP lead to a ton of questions and rightfully so. We’ve been testing, developing and working hard in general on understanding what needs to be done to get AMP working without too many errors. This post is an update on where we stand right now, introduces an updated Yoast SEO AMP Glue plugin with »

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How to optimize your news site

3 March 2016 by Michiel Heijmans » - 8 Comments

Optimizing your news site

If your website is all about news, there’s quite a lot that can be done to optimize your news site for search engines (and your users in the process). In this post, I’ll address a number of things you need to consider for your news website. First of all, if you have a construction business »

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Setting up WordPress for AMP: Accelerated Mobile Pages

25 February 2016 by Joost de Valk » - 98 Comments

AMP_FI

Google has been pushing a new concept called Accelerated Mobile Pages, in short AMP. This post explains what AMP is and aims to do, who should implement and why, how to get your WordPress site ready for AMP and how to make sure Yoast SEO integrates nicely with it. What are Accelerated Mobile Pages? What is AMP? »

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Why you should buy Yoast SEO Premium

17 December 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 18 Comments

Yoast SEO Premium

One of the questions people ask us sometimes is “Why should I buy Yoast SEO Premium when Yoast SEO free is so awesome already?”. Well, we’re glad you asked! Let me explain the two most important features you’ll get when you buy Yoast SEO Premium. I’ll discuss both the redirects module and the multiple focus keywords functionality below. »

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Yoast SEO Import & Export features

10 December 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 3 Comments

Import and export in the Yoast SEO plugin

When you’re a web developer or SEO, working with many clients, you probably have a set of settings for Yoast SEO for WordPress that you prefer. You might have a default title template for instance, default XML sitemap settings, etc. This post will teach you how to easily apply those settings to a site quickly using »

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